«Industry boosters would have us believe that we can accomplish this to a meaningful degree just by firing up an algorithm.»

«In fact, the opposite is happening: digital health is solidifying the divide between those whose health is valued and those whose health is ignored.»

«Such technologies reveal the ongoing importance of what sociologist Simone Browne might call the modern health economy’s “dark matter.” Browne uses this term, which in astrophysics refers to matter that cannot be seen but that exerts gravitational influence, as a metaphor for how Black people have been instrumental in developing technologies, even as they have remained invisible on its margins.»

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